For with the heart man believeth . . . . — ROMANS 10:10
. . . And shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe . . . . — MARK 11:23
Faith — real faith, Bible faith, scriptural faith — is of the heart, not the head.
What does it mean to believe with the heart? What is the heart of man?
Well, it’s not the physical organ that pumps blood through your body and keeps you alive. You couldn’t believe with your physical heart any more than you could believe with your physical hand, eye, ear, nose, or foot!
Consider how we use the term “heart” today. When we talk about the “heart” of a tree, we mean the center, the very core, of the tree. When we talk about the “heart” of a subject, we mean the most important part of that subject; the very center of it; the main part around which the rest revolves.
Likewise, when God speaks of man’s “heart,” He is speaking about the main part of the man — the very center of man’s being — his spirit!
Confession: With my heart I believe God. I do not doubt in my heart. I believe in my heart.
Source: Faith Food Devotions by Kenneth E. Hagin. Excerpt permission granted by Faith Library Publications. Copyright © 1988 RHEMA Bible Church AKA Kenneth Hagin Ministries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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